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Table 3. Percentage of population in the United States, by age group, nativity, and sex: Selected years, 1990 through 2009
 
  Total population   Ages 15–19   Ages 20–24
Year and sex Born within the United States1   Born outside of the United States1   Born within the United States1   Born outside of the United States1   Born within the United States1   Born outside of the United States1
19902                      
Total 92.1   7.9   93.4   6.6   90.4   9.6
Male 92.0   8.0   93.1   6.9   89.6   10.4
Female 92.1   7.9   93.8   6.2   91.3   8.7
                       
2000                      
Total 88.9   11.1   91.2   8.8   85.3   14.7
Male 88.8   11.2   90.6   9.4   84.0   16.0
Female 89.1   10.9   91.8   8.2   86.7   13.3
                       
2005                      
Total 87.6   12.4   91.6   8.4   86.3   13.7
Male 87.3   12.7   91.4   8.6   85.1   14.9
Female 87.9   12.1   91.9   8.1   87.6   12.4
                       
2009                      
Total 87.5   12.5   93.1   6.9   88.2   11.8
Male 87.3   12.7   92.9   7.1   87.5   12.5
Female 87.6   12.4   93.3   6.7   89.1   10.9
1United States refers to the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
21990 data are from Census Bureau population estimates, rather than the American Community Survey.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program, Foreign-Born Resident Population Estimates and Native Population Estimates of the United States by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: July 1, 1990, released April 11, 2000; and American Community Survey, 2000, 2005, and 2009.

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